Andy Markwick sheds light on how Year 6 (aged 10-11) children can work scientifically with light and shadows.
TAPS aims to develop support for a valid, reliable and manageable system of primary school science assessment.
Bath Spa University
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In this activity children use the exciting space mission to understand the concept of orbits and to link this to their understanding of gravity.
This is just one of a range of fun activities that you can pick and choose from to reinforce and expand children’s understanding about light.
This article outlines one way of addressing children's difficulties with forces, following his successful presentation of it at the Associatio
In this activity children investigate the effects of gravity and create a series of force diagrams to explain what it would be like in zero gravity.
In this activity children investigate the movement of waves and use a chart to explain how to predict when a tsunami may hit.
In this activity children will investigate electrical circuits and consider how a safe and reliable circuit that works, can be made.
Max explores reflections and shadows using a torch. He also explores shadows outside made by the sun.
Pan London Assessment Network (PLAN)
In this activity children learn about friction and investigate the grip of different shoes to decide which are appropriate for racing on sports day.
In this activity children learn about buoyancy and how it is affected by different water conditions and learn the importance of a Plimsoll Line.